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BEMIDJI-- The Bemidji Police Department, Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and Blackduck Police Department are hosting the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service to honor fallen police Officers who have died in the line of duty.

The public is invited to attend the service scheduled for Thursday, May 17th, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. The service will be held at the Judicial Center Courtyard located at the corner of Beltrami Avenue NW and 6th Street. If raining, the service will be held indoors at the Bemidji Fire Department, 316 5th St. NW.

This service is held each year during Law Enforcement Memorial Week in conjunction with the National Law Enforcement Memorial Service which was held in Washington DC, last Sunday.

This year, officers will be honoring the 135 officers who fell in the line of duty in 2017 and the 54 officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice so far in 2018. Read more at:

For further information of for questions please contact Chaplain Derek Claypool at 218-751-4506.

Ernie Beitel, Chief Deputy Sheriff

Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office

613 Minnesota Ave. NW.

Bemidji, MN 56601


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